Thrifting Thursdays – Bargain Birdies. Oooh, alliteration.

April 15, 2010 at 6:07 am 6 comments

Today’s Thrifting Thursdays find takes the cake for cheapness, and was one of my first buys after I purchased this house.

These little bird cards were found at an antique mall for 25 cents a piece. I picked out 7 of my favorites, and framed them in cheapo glass with no framed edges found on Target’s clearance shelves for $1 a piece. So, the main focal point of my living room cost $8.75.

Flanked by a beautiful fan my mom brought home from a trip to China

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  • 1. jeanne  |  April 15, 2010 at 4:32 pm

    Love your vintage birds. Actually I love all birds and have a bunch of them in my collection. They look great the way you framed and hung them. A clever idea that cost little but look like a lot more than 8.75. Good for you.

    Hugs, Jeanne

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  • 2. coloradolady  |  April 15, 2010 at 7:01 pm

    Your birds are lovely. I have seen several vintage prints lately with birds on them, wish I had a wall to put them on!! I love last two, that yellow bellied one is a beauty. Have a great VTT!

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  • 3. CC  |  April 15, 2010 at 7:03 pm

    The little bird pictures are really cute. Happy VTT..

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  • 4. Laura @ Sahm I Am!  |  April 15, 2010 at 9:53 pm

    Great idea! Way to go with the cute bird prints!

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  • 5. Carol @ Old Glory Cottage  |  April 16, 2010 at 3:22 pm

    Those bird cards are so pretty, and I really like the way you displayed them! So thrifty!
    Happy VTT!
    Carol

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  • 6. ewenique  |  April 16, 2010 at 4:32 pm

    Love the little birdie prints, would of loved to have them. Don’t know where you live, but you might be a neighbor. I live in Savannah, MO, on the road now with my hubby down in Palacios Texas but will be home soon.

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My name is Mallory Murray and I have a love of all things oldfashioned. I'm a modern day feminist who also adores Martha Stewart. Read on for my sewing, crochet, cooking, gardening, quilting and crafting projects. I am the chief officer of marketing and design at Northwest Missouri State University, so expect the occasional random post about marketing/universities/design. I dream of a hobby farm with baby doll sheep, a sheep dog, a small flock of chickens, and other animals to be announced. I'm also a Pitt State grad, football lover, HGTV addict and obsessed with the color aqua.

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